A quote by James Grover Thurber (1894 – 1961), American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, playwright, and celebrated wit.
Let us not look back in anger,
nor forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
Thurber was best-known for his cartoons and short stories published mainly in The New Yorker magazine, such as “The Catbird Seat”, and collected in his numerous books. britannica.com/james-thurber